Homeownership

April 8, 2024

Getting ready to sell in summer with less hassle.

As the warmth of spring paves the way to summer, many homeowners contemplate the idea of selling their property. While Dallas-Frot Worth doesn't deal with the effects of market seasonality as dramatically as other markets, many DFW residents see the spring and summer as the time to enter the ...

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April 5, 2024

Busting Myths with ‘Live Free: The Art of the 2-Year Flip’—A Closer Look at a Few Key Misconceptions

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Homeownership is surrounded by myths and misconceptions that can intimidate and confuse even the most eager prospective buyers. In “Live Free: The Art of the 2-Year Flip,” we delve into ten pervasive myths about owning a home, debunking them with a blend of practical advice and real-world insights. While ...

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March 18, 2024

Identifying a home that makes a great investment opportunity.

Diving into real estate investment is often met with the repeated advice of prioritizing location. While there's no denying its significance, there is much more to consider when identifying a sound investment.

 

At the forefront of this exploration is the financial aspect. The principle seems straightforward: enter the ...

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March 11, 2024

The biggest question on the mind of home sellers.

There's a laundry list of questions running through the minds of potential home sellers. Yet, amidst all the strategizing and number crunching, one question pops up time and time again, louder and more persistent than the others: "How much can I get for my home?"

 

This is the ...

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March 1, 2024

The pros and cons of investing in land.

Investing in land is more than just an investment vehicle to many. On top of the investment benefits, having a larger piece of land to call your own is a dream. It's a canvas of earth upon which the dreams of tomorrow are painted, a finite resource in an ...

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Feb. 14, 2024

Is your home building or preserving wealth?

Two threads weave through the fabric of every property transaction: wealth building and wealth preservation. Each serves a distinct purpose in the homeowner's journey, yet together, they form the cornerstone of financial security and legacy.

 

Wealth Building: The Foundation

At its core, wealth building in real estate is ...

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Feb. 9, 2024

Can my land qualify for an Agricultural Exemption?

As homeowners look for every edge when it comes to saving money on property taxes, many homeowners in Dallas-Fort Worth consider if an agricultural exemption is a possibility for them. This opportunity is more attainable than many might think, thanks to the somewhat enigmatic yet highly beneficial agricultural exemption. While ...

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Feb. 5, 2024

Foreclosures on the Rise: Should you be worried?

Recently, Dallas-Fort Worth has seen a 20% increase in foreclosures, a statistic that, at first glance, might cause concern for homeowners and potential buyers. However, a closer look at the numbers and the context reveals that this uptick, while noteworthy, is not indicative of a significant crisis in the housing ...

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Jan. 25, 2024

Strategizing the Ideal Time to Sell Your Home in 2024.

Timing isn't everything in real estate. Knowing what is best for you, your family, and your finances is the most critical factor in timing your sale. The answer to "What is the best time to sell?" won't be the same for everyone.

It is challenging to time the ...

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Jan. 22, 2024

Increased activity and seller confidence begin to balance the market.

Nothing is warm about the recent weather in Dallas-Fort Worth, but things are starting to warm up in the real estate market. After navigating the turbulent waters of recent years, marked by unprecedented events and economic shifts, the DFW real estate scene reveals new opportunities and challenges. Three key aspects ...

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